Maaga ang Pasko! Abby Binay gives cash, goodies to 76k senior citizens


Christmas came early for over 76,000 senior citizens in Makati City as Mayor Abby Binay ordered the distribution of yearend cash gifts and gift bags ahead of the holidays.

A total of 76,891 senior citizens will receive cash gifts ranging from P1,500 to P5,000 starting from the middle of November until December 9

In a statement, Binay said she ordered the distribution of cash and goodies before Christmas to ensure there are adequate government personnel to help.

The recipients will receive the following goodies from the city government: a Makatizen shirt, one can each of plain tuna, flavored tuna, corned beef and luncheon meat, two cans of sausage, one pack of spaghetti sauce, pasta, one can of fruit cocktail, one can of condensed milk, one pack of all-purpose cream and a slab of cheese.

The city government allotted P331.7 million for the yearend treats for the senior citizens.